School Vision & Mission Statement


Our children will reach their maximum potential through high standards in teaching, learning and leadership. We will provide a caring, inclusive learning environment where everyone is valued and respected and prepare our children to become valuable members of the wider global community.


“Our vision is to create a school community where every child participates, excels and takes pride in their achievements…”


Mission Statement

The Grange Primary School allows everyone to participate by:


Providing a welcoming, safe, happy school where everyone is respected and listened to; a school where we take pride in ourselves and our achievements, enabling all children to become confident and successful learners.


Striving to be the hub of our local community and an integral part of our society; building and joining communities locally and beyond.


Being a partner in the education of our pupils and being committed to working in partnership with our parents and wider community


The Grange Primary School encourages everyone to excel by:


Working for the highest possible standards of achievement and behaviour in a stimulating environment.


Valuing independence, developing a deeper level of learning and providing a curriculum which enables our pupils to become active citizens of the future.


Endeavouring to be a centre for outstanding teachers, where quality leadership is extended to professionals in other schools and where the staff are committed to their own learning journey and the sharing of quality practice.


The Grange Primary enables everyone to take pride in their achievements by:


Encouraging everyone to do their very best.

Developing a love of learning inspired by quality teaching.

Building and developing upon individual strengths and talents.



‘The Grange Way’

The ‘The Grange Way’ is to be a set of only five ‘child friendly’ statements which are posted in classrooms, appear in the children’s books and regularly feature in PSHE lessons and in assemblies.


  • I smile and say hello

  • I listen to learn

  • I care for everyone and everything

  • I keep healthy and have a positive attitude

  • I work hard and challenge myself



School Aims

Below is a list of the aims that The Grange has prioritised for achieving our vision.

To create a school community where children participate, excel and take pride in their achievements.



1. Pupils’ Progress - Achievement and Standards

We want to create a school:

Which has high standards of achievement

In which all lessons taught are good or better

Where a clear emphasis is placed on Reading, Writing and Maths

Which prepares children for the next stage of their education

Which challenges our children to achieve their full potential


2. Pupils’ Personal Qualities - Personal Development and Well Being

We want to create a school in which children:

Are happy and safe

Achieve behaviour and standards we are proud of by

following the ‘The Grange Way’

Are independent in their learning

Begin the journey of lifelong learners

Promote respect for themselves, others and the environment

Develop enquiring minds and a spirit of curiosity


3. Resource Management - Quality of Provision

We aim to create a school:

Which makes the most of the local environment in children’s learning

Where staff are committed to their own learning journey and the sharing of quality practice

Which achieves value for money

Which becomes a hub school for outstanding teachers

Which provides training/career progression for other professionals


4. Leadership & Management

We aim to create a school:

Which has outstanding Leadership & Management

Which creates leaders at all levels

Which communicates effectively with stakeholders


5. What Makes The Grange Special - The ‘O’ Factor?

We aim to create a school which will:

Place the emphasis on having fun

Place a strong emphasis on music, sport, art and drama

Encourage children, staff, parents and local community to work together as a team

Embrace technology

Promote outdoor learning


Headteacher Ms Bev Boswell B.Ed (Hons) NPQH

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The Grange Community Primary School

Avocet Way, Banbury, OX16 9YA

Tel: 01295 257861